The Twitterati were left fuming as the first Test against Sri Lanka was marred by rain and bad light. On top of that, the Indian top order crumbled in front of Suranga Lakmal's, who picked 3 wickets without giving away a run, brilliant bowling. India ended the day with the scoreboard reading 17/3.
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Thankfully the covers came off and Playing XI was announced!
No Vijay. And I’d picked him in my playing XI for all three Tests (considering the overseas tours in 2018) irrespective of the outcomes. I obviously know nothing 😱😛 #IndvSL— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) November 16, 2017
Many fans were questioning the absence of Vijay.
India did not get off to a good start!
Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) November 16, 2017
Ms Dhoni Ms Dhoni (@imdhoni7) November 16, 2017
Indians to get out first ball of the test match:— #INDvSL #INDvSL (@BCCI_SMS) November 16, 2017
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Dhawan joins Rahul in the pavilion!
Murli Vijay right now!
What a time to be alive!
Tim Paine is the 2017 Ashes keeper and Suranga Lakmal has three for none swinging it sideways in India. This universe is all sorts of backwards.— Ethan (@ethan_meldrum) November 16, 2017
Good guy Lakmal!
'I do need a rest; I'm not a robot' - Kohli— Waruna Tennakoon (@warunanc) November 16, 2017
'Let me see what I can do' - Suranga Lakmal#INDvSL
Unbelievable numbers for Lakmal at the end of Day 1!
Suranga Lakmal bowling figures— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) November 16, 2017
Day 1 in a nutshell!
Seems the first day of play has been dominated by rain, bad light and Lakmal. #INDvSL— Shantanu Smart (@smartshantanu) November 16, 2017
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